Zen Series: using essential oils for hypertension

Zen Series 
High blood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the most common health challenges many of us face today. Uncontrolled hypertension leads to a whole host of problems that often do not become evident until the damage is done. Conditions we don’t want like stroke, heart attack, and congestive heart failure, to name a few.

Consider the many options that are complimentary to both allopathic and alternative medicine. Learn how to control high blood pressure with the help of therapeutic-grade essential oils along with vigilance and a commitment to a healthy diet and lifestyle.

Oils studied and tested for High Blood Pressure (Hypertension): ylang ylang, marjoram, cypress, lavender, ocotea, clove, Idaho balsam fir, goldenrod, neroli

Sources: Essential Oils Desk Reference, Fifth Edition and the Reference Guide for Essential Oils, Twelfth Edition

Researchers in Korea found that subjects wearing a special necklace scented with a blend of lavender, ylang ylang, marjoram and neroli had reduced blood pressure levels and lower salivary cortisol levels.


A study in Thailand revealed that lavender oil caused significant decreases of blood pressure and heart rate.


Join or login to comment.

2 went

You don't have to be an expert to start your own Meetup G roup

Get started Learn more

I'm surprised by the level of growth I've seen since becoming an organizer, it's given me more confidence in my abilities.

Katie, started NYC ICO

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy